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ZIP Code 35661

Primary City:Muscle Shoals, AL (View All Cities)
County: Colbert County
Timezone: Central (2:04am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.8, -87.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35661

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35661. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 35661. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35661, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Muscle Shoals, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35661 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35661 is located in northwest Alabama and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 35661 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35661 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,617
Population Density 297 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,448
Median Home Value $127,900
Land Area 55.92 sq mi
Water Area 9.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,812
Median Household Income $48,865

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male492480604594451468468486528597646516516366330241138106
Female451455586574411446505537574678669605539464405291226174
Total9439351,1901,1688629149731,0231,1021,2751,3151,1211,055830735532364280

Gender

 Male 8,027 48%
 Female 8,590 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,440 80.9%
 Black Or African American 2,502 15.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.3%
 Asian 132 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 206 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 279 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner615138101,1601,089867552126
Renter1443823043261961249959
Total2058951,1141,4861,285991651185

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,721 55%
 Single Guardian 1,091 16%
 Singles 1,779 26%
 Singles With Roommate 221 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,624 68%
 Households with Kids 2,188 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8210810211292959796100132128106114124114135118107120109
Female9799789195799399891429411611112310711610911113180
Total179207180203187174190195189274222222225247221251227218251189

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35661 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35661 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 35661 real estate data, the median home value of $127,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35661. Rentals in 35661 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35661 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,432 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 110 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 75 0.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,296 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,882 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,634 22%
 Households Vacant 636 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 100 15.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2.7%
 For Sale Only 131 20.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 5.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 162 25.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 189 29.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 2%
 1 Bedroom 232 13%
 2 Bedroom 702 39%
 3+ Bedroom 810 45%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $48,865 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35661 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 35661 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,509 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,099 22%
 No Earnings 5,574 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,509 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,099 22%
 No Earnings 5,574 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,285 97.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 0.7%
 Worked at Home 141 1.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 733 12%
 High School Graduate 3,458 59%
 Associate's degree 430 7%
 Bachelor's degree 897 15%
 Master's degree 192 3%
 Professional school degree 88 1%
 Doctorate degree 106 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,020 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 176 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 562 15.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35661

ZIP Code 35661 is in the Muscle Shoals City School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35661.

Muscle Shoals Middle School
100 Trojan Dr
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Muscle Shoals City School District
Highland Pk Elementary School
714 Elmhurst St
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscle Shoals City School District
Webster Elementary School
200 Webster Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscle Shoals City School District
Mcbride Elementary School
1400 Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscle Shoals City School District
Howell Graves Presch
3201 Alabama Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muscle Shoals City School District
Muscle Shoals High School
1900 East Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muscle Shoals City School District
Muscle Shoals Center for Tech
3200 South Wilson Dam St
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muscle Shoals City School District

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